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in connection with that. it comes at the request of the u.s. that placed them on a watch list. leon panetta said there is a connection between the two and the attack but hasn't given any specifics. as questions mount over security at that consulate state department e-mails to cnn show a request for a plane from a different embassy in tripoli. jill dougherty has more. >> randi, this was an investigation from what's called a security support team. now, those are special forces, they are deployed all over the world in hot spots, very dangerous areas to protect u.s. diplomats. in this case, they were deployed at the u.s. embassy in tripoli, libya. now, they were asking the state department to continue to use a dc-3 plane. they say they wanted it to transport their personnel around the country and also for diplomatic business, but the state department turned them down. and the state department says by that time there were commercial flights available. so, there was no need to have this plane and there was no need, by the way, they are saying, to spend money on that plane, which is a factor. they also
, sometimes people in the intelligence community don't know until for sure. leon panetta was first to speak about this assessment, and he said it took a long time to come to the current belief that it was a planned terror attack, so it is a good question if why there was a rush to go with the spontaneous protest theory, why it took so long to change the line. a lot of people saying they were surprised that not only was this being used in the first place, but that the administration stuck with it. but, again, white house saying they did not have any information at the time, and they changed their assessment as soon as they were given this new information about al qaeda involvement. >> right. of course, which is very interesting. they changed it as soon as, but that was many days after news outlets had reported the exact same thing. so there are still many questions about what happened before and after the attack in libya and who knew what when. our next two guests are here to break it down. jeff porter joins us, he briefed ambassador stevens on the security situation in libya. he briefs gove
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